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July 11, 2018

Shattering the Mirage: A Response to ‘Abdul Hussain Sharaf al Din’s al Muraja’at: Letter 51 and 52

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   Letter 51   Muharram 14, 1330   I. Rebutting the Arguments through similar ones Their debaters may refute your claim by citing texts which enumerate the virtues of the three righteous caliphs, and by citing other texts praising the posterity from the Muhajirin (Meccan Immigrants) and the Ansar (Medenite Supporters); so, what would you say to that?   Sincerely S   Letter 52 […]
June 22, 2018

Shattering the Mirage: A Response to ‘Abdul Hussain Sharaf al Din’s al Muraja’at: Letter 49 and 50

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   Letter 49   Muharram 11, 1330   I. Admitting ‘Ali’s Merits II. Such Merits do not Necessitate his Caliphate   1) Imam Abu ‘Abdullah Ahmed ibn Hanbal has said: “Nobody among the companions of the Messenger of Allah salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam has possessed as many virtues as ‘Ali ibn Abu Talib has.”1 Ibn ‘Abbas has said, “No verses of the Book […]
June 22, 2018

Shattering the Mirage: A Response to ‘Abdul Hussain Sharaf al Din’s al Muraja’at: Letter 47 and 48

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   Letter 47   Muharram 7, 1330 A.H.   I. Requesting testimonial traditions   1) I wish you had stated those traditions supporting such texts and thereby complemented your research, Wassalam.   Sincerely, S   Letter 48   Muharram 8, 1330   I. Forty Ahadith supporting the texts   Consider forty such supporting ahadith:   1) Consider the statement of the Messenger of Allah, […]
June 13, 2018

Epilogue and Lessons from the Lives of August Personalities

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   Epilogue and Lessons from the Lives of August Personalities Our lives have been one for the past chapters, entangled in a web of love, wisdom and spiritual ascension. Discussing great stalwarts of the Ahlul Bayt, lighting up these pages and so the pages of our history by their mention. Hereunder are some of the many lessons we take back with us from their […]
June 13, 2018

Muhammad ibn Idris al Shafi’i

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   Muhammad ibn Idris al Shafi’i   A master theologian, poet of repute, and erudite scholar. One who managed to combine many sciences mastering them all. Well read and studious together with being eloquent to no end. He spent many days amongst the Banu Hudhayl tribe which had a deep impact on his development of Arabic in its purest form. His mastery in the […]